Atacand HCT Medicine
Atacand HCT® (candesartan cilexetil-hydrochlorothiazide) is a combination drug that is used in the treatment of high blood pressure (known medically as hypertension). It is a newer product, belonging to a class of medicines known as angiotensin II receptor blockers (ARBs). Atacand HCT comes in tablet form and is generally taken just once a day.
This medicine is not right for everyone, so before taking Atacand HCT, inform your healthcare provider about any other medical conditions you have, such as liver or kidney disease, gout, or diabetes. In addition, drug interactions are possible, so your healthcare provider needs a complete list of all medications you are taking, including nonprescription products and herbal supplements.
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